from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or being the grammatical case expressing motion toward a place, as Finnish stadionille "to the stadium.”
- n. The allative case.
- n. A word in the allative case.
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- adj. of, or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates motion towards a place
- n. the allative case, or a word in that case.
New Latin allātīvus, from Latin allātus, past participle of afferre, to bring toward : ad-, ad- + lātus, carried.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)